Monthly Archives: February 2011

Studio Thoughts

Before I started JennJill Designs, my crafting space consisted of whatever space I happened to have at the moment. If my husband and I were going to settle down to watch one of our favorite TV shows (usually NCIS or … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Flowery Vase Brooch

The beauty of working with millefiori canes is that they seem to last forever. Yes, they may take a lot of time and concentration time to assemble initially – a large preliminary time investment, shall we say – but since … Continue reading

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Plant a Tree

The image of the tree plays an important role in many of my designs, such as the God’s Gospel Wall Plaque and the Invisible Orchard Wall Plaque. The tree’s symbolism of strength and power is inspirational and, as such, perfectly … Continue reading

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Craft Fair Jungle

As I mentioned in Monday’s post, the two craft fairs in which I participated last year convinced me that selling at fairs was something I wanted to try with JennJill Designs. My first fair, the weekend after Thanksgiving, was a … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

My favorite Bible verse is one that many people pass over, without almost a second glance. Jeremiah 17 begins, like many chapters in the prophet’s book, with warnings to the people of Judah regarding what will occur if they continue … Continue reading

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Beyond Christmas

When I started my business at the end of last October, I rushed to get things ready to launch as soon as possible, because I knew that I could do really well in the upcoming Christmas season. For years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Singing Swan Wall Plaque

Each Friday, I’m planning to take a few minutes to describe the inspiration and design process behind a project I’ve completed during the past week. The first such project is my Singing Swan Wall Plaque. For weeks now, a quote … Continue reading

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